Does Science Refute God?

Dec 11, 2012 Full story: National Public Radio 11

Is belief in God rational? Or has science shown the existence of God to be so unlikely as to make belief irrational? Two physicists, a skeptic and a scholar tried to answer those questions in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

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#1 Dec 12, 2012
Conclusion?

COncussions anyone?
Isaac Atia

Accra, Ghana

#2 Jan 4, 2013
I think science actually brings out the greatness of God.It shows just how He has hidden the secrets of the universe and we as a curious species are working restlessly to unravel it and I think we have made a very good job.

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#3 Jan 5, 2013
I agree. Does that mean we don't have much to talk about?
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#4 Jan 6, 2013
Isaac Atia wrote:
I think science actually brings out the greatness of God.It shows just how He has hidden the secrets of the universe and we as a curious species are working restlessly to unravel it and I think we have made a very good job.
Will you be saying 'bla blah' after science genetically modifies your brain?

Me thinks not.
BDV

Atlanta, GA

#5 Jan 7, 2013
Why is this garbage in the Nuclear Energy Forum?

Since: Jan 13

San Mateo, CA

#6 Jan 7, 2013
Science cannot refute the existence of any god (Baal, Zeus, Allah, The Flying Spaghetti Monster). What science can do and does is make the existence of any and all gods highly improbable. The existence of phlogiston has never been disproven, but Kelvin's heat theories make phlogiston infinitely unlikely. Science not only proves that metaphysical beings are highly unlikely. It also proves that there is no need for them in objective reality.

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#7 Jan 7, 2013
1ishmael wrote:
Science cannot refute the existence of any god (Baal, Zeus, Allah, The Flying Spaghetti Monster). What science can do and does is make the existence of any and all gods highly improbable. The existence of phlogiston has never been disproven, but Kelvin's heat theories make phlogiston infinitely unlikely. Science not only proves that metaphysical beings are highly unlikely. It also proves that there is no need for them in objective reality.
You sound very sure of yourself, based on others research. Do you believe everything you read? Just asking, curiously.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#8 Jan 7, 2013
QuiteCrazy wrote:
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You sound very sure of yourself, based on others research. Do you believe everything you read? Just asking, curiously.
Just adding, they have already modified your brain, it appears.

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#9 Jan 8, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Just adding, they have already modified your brain, it appears.
Leave my brain alone!!!!

LOL
Kiki

Bangkok, Thailand

#10 Feb 6, 2013
1ishmael wrote:
Science cannot refute the existence of any god (Baal, Zeus, Allah, The Flying Spaghetti Monster). What science can do and does is make the existence of any and all gods highly improbable. The existence of phlogiston has never been disproven, but Kelvin's heat theories make phlogiston infinitely unlikely. Science not only proves that metaphysical beings are highly unlikely. It also proves that there is no need for them in objective reality.
I prefer Pascal's Wager:[At present] We cannot prove God exists or doesn't exist. However, if God does actually exist, why risk hellfire and damnation ? Its a safer bet !
BDV

Atlanta, GA

#11 Feb 7, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
... after science genetically modifies your brain?
Who is this "science" person you speak of, and do proper authorities and its parents know of its deeds?

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